Dental Implants

What Are Dental Implants? 

Dental implantsDental implants replace the root of the natural tooth. The crown of the natural tooth is replaced by a manufactured crown.

The implant and crown are connected by means of an abutment. Together the implant, abutment and crown produce a replica of your tooth that looks and functions like a natural tooth.

 

 

 

When can dental implants be used?

In most cases, dental implants are the preferred treatment to replace a single missing tooth, to replace several missing teeth, and to securely retain full dentures.

Three examples are illustrated below

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